So while you sit back and wait for the Bowl Championship Series to implode, get an early start on your viewing with Tuesday night's matchup between Ball State and Miami (Ohio). The Cardinals are No. 14 in the BCS standings and 16.5-point favorites over the RedHawks.
Two more MAC games on Wednesday. Temple (-2.5) is at Kent State and Central Michigan visits Northern Illinois (-3).
Thursday's schedule is highlighted by Virginia Tech at Miami (-4). The Hurricanes have won four in a row, but the Hokies have won two in a row against Miami, including a 44-14 blowout last season at Blacksburg. Wyoming isn't getting any respect for beating Tennessee. The Cowboys are 9-point underdogs at Nevada Las Vegas. And in the MAC game of the night, Buffalo is at Akron (-2.5).
Cincinnati, coming off its victory at West Virginia, travels Friday night to Louisville. The Bearcats are 3-point favorites.
Saturday's featured games: Notre Dame (-3) vs. Navy at Baltimore; Mississippi State at Alabama (-19); Texas (-13) at Kansas; California at Oregon State (-3); Arizona at Oregon (-3.5); Georgia (-8) at Auburn; Brigham Young (-4) at Air Force; South Carolina (see photo) at Florida (-22); USC (-23) at Stanford; Boston College at Florida State (-7) and Ohio State (-9.5) at Illinois.